About this Course

Course Description:

Successfully completing this course will allow you to operate a builder’s hoist in which personnel, goods and/or materials may be hoisted, and which comprises a car, structure, machinery or other equipment associated with the hoist, and which may be a cantilever hoist, a tower hoist or a multiple winch operation.


Public courses run at Kallibr Training (RTO 32365) locations in Sydney and Brisbane.

Private training can be organised and conducted onsite if the following training and assessment requirements are met:

  • Training room with tables, chairs and screen (or blank wall for a projector)
  • a personnel and materials hoist capable of carrying loads of different weights and able to be stopped at three different levels, including at least one floor.

Course Outline

  • Available at Ingleburn, Salisbury
  • Onsite training available
  • Nationally recognised
  • Group discounts available
  • Online booking available

Course Availability & Pricing

Please see our public course dates below. If there are no dates available or you would like to arrange a private course at your site or ours, then please select the ‘Private courses’ button.

Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to

  • Comply with WHS licensing legislation
  • Effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area
  • Identify hazards associated with the operation of the hoist and put in place effective hazard controls for those hazards identified
  • Determine load weights
  • Effectively conduct personnel and materials hoist operations to include the tasks of raising and lowering loads with hoist; in conjunction with awareness of the limitations of the hoist according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Ensure hoist controls are attended throughout operation.
  • Effectively conduct emergency lowering of the hoist according to the emergency lowering procedure
  • Effectively conduct pre operational and shut down checks of the personnel and materials hoist (particular awareness of controls, alarms and lockout devices).


A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and a High-Risk Work Licence (class HP) will be issued through the WHS authority in your jurisdiction. (SafeWork/WorkSafe)

Further Information

What is a Personnel and Materials Hoist?

A materials or personnel hoist is used to hoist personnel, goods and/or materials. It comprises a car, structure, machinery or other equipment associated with the hoist, and may be either a cantilever hoist, tower hoist or a multiple winch operation.

Included in this definition are situations where winches may be configured to operate as hoists for the transportation of personnel.

SafeWork/WorkSafe conditions of assessment:

• Applicants to be at least 18 years of age.
• Able to produce 100 points or more of identification as per the SafeWork NSW / WorkSafe QLD identification checklist.
• Speak and understand English at a level to be able to participate in the training and assessment

Note: Verbal assessments can be arranged for applicants with writing and reading difficulties (extra charge applies)

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

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